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Flag for Belize October 23, 2014 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Belmopan, Belize

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Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 5:14 PM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Belmopan: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 5:01 PM

Maximum: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 5:14 PM

Ended: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 5:28 PM

Duration: 27 minutes


October 23, 2014 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Belmopan

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During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covered only parts of the Sun, as seen from Belmopan. There were no locations on Earth where the Sun appeared completely covered during this event. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:01 PM Oct 235:14 PM Oct 235:28 PM Oct 23
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Local times for eclipse in Belmopan on Thursday, October 23, 2014

EventTime in BelmopanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 23 at 5:01 PM256°West-southwest5.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseOct 23 at 5:14 PM257°West-southwest2.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 23 at 5:28 PM258°West-southwest0.2° below
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Times are local for Belmopan (CST – Central Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Belmopan

Eclipse Visibility from BelmopanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Belmopan, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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